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the u.s. supreme court hears arguments in the case ppl energy verses the internal revenue service. examing whether u.s. corporations can deduct foreign taxes. the justices convene at 10:00 a.m.. tuesday february 26th the house homeland security committee will hear testimony on security at u.s. borders and how to improve it. that is at 10:00 a.m. in room 311 of the cannon building. wednesday february 27th at the u.s. capitol the late civil hts become the first african american woman ever honored with a statue in statue area hall. the unvailing begins at 11:00 a.m.. thursday february 28th the house committee on education and welfare holds hearings on school standards and whether schools are doing enough to measure teacher performance. that is at 9:00 a.m. in the ray burn building. and on friday march 1st at nasa headquarters. nasa advisory committee will hold hearings on the spread of unmanned aircraft systems by civilians in the united states. that is at 8:30 a.m.. that is your capitol run down for the week of february 25th. you can find more on myfoxdc.com and on twitter. i'm tom
think that if you actually are going to be able to target eve an u.s. citizen that is meant to do us harm, which this administration has said i think rightly we have the right to do, then there should be in camera, right to congress, that has oversight for our military. they tear ones who declare war. they're the ones that raise moneys for our military and provide for rules and regulations of our millionth by the constitution, should be able to then see post facto and watch to make sure that we have not gone too far. that's happened before as you know. and so therefore that's when you can review the processes if it has to remain classified. >> representative davis, and not implying here this is a major scandal at all, but the saying does go that the cover-up is always worse than the crime. >> right. >> is there any sense that's what's going on here? >> well, i don't think anybody foresaw the wide application of drone usage that the administration's undertaken. and i think you're going to have to have some transparency in terms of when are they going to be used, what are the protocols
on u.s. targets, 140 targets. look at this is from the "new york times." its focus is on companies involved in the critical infrastructure of the united states. according to security researchers one target was a company with remote access to more than 60% of oil and gas pipelines in north america. serious threat over several years. it drew the attention of the former head of the cia. >> my father said quit whining, defend yourself after i had gotten into a fight. there are a lots of way we can make this relation less comfortable to them. if this is important, then you got to start taking some actions. >> congressman rogers, you say that this is a war we're losing? >> we are losing. 141 targets pales in comparison. that's probably every day. we get every single day by a series of attacks. everything from criminals trying to get into your bank account to steal your identity to nations. >> you believe that chinese -- the chinese government, the chinese military is behind this? >> beyond a shadow of a doubt. they use their military to steal intellectual property from american businesse
of the u.s. capitol the sunday. the nation's governors continue their winter meeting on sunday. congress returns tomorrow with the senate. chuck hagel is expected to be the next defense secretary. a boat could happen early as tuesday. and those automatic budget cuts -- budget cuts begin to kick in. on the sunday, often during, 24, we will begin with the topic of health care. specifically, medicaid. is it a good idea? we want to get your thoughts on all of this. 202 is the area code. 585-3881 for the republicans. 202-585-3880 is our democratic line. you can also join us at facebook or send us an e-mail. a couple of issues dealing with health care and the elderly. a cover story, "increased -- a crisis in plain sight." and this cover story from time magazine called, "why medical billsa re killing us." and from "the new york times," -- there is the story of one of a number of republican governors -- he said ohio would reverse this decision if the government failed to cover all the cost of the expansion. here are some details for ohio -- last year the supreme court ruling that they have the a
the u.s. attorneys office, the bureau of prison border patrols. what has to happen-- and congress can do this. if us governors can work together so well, i think congress can do it, and just figure out the right balance. >> garrett: a simple yes or no question to all four of you. we'll start with you governor, and go around this way. there is some suggestion maybe the administration is over-playing over-dramatizing what's going to happen if these spending cuts do take effect. is there any could tout in any of your governors' minds that what the administration is saying is real, will be felt by your constituents in relatively short order. governor brewer? >> i think it's unpredictable. i do believe that we're going to see if they don't get their act together we're going to see some cuts. i don't know if they're going to be all that dramatic in the period of time. they've got to deliver a budget to us, too in a few short weeks. they just need to get in there and do what they're elected food get it done so we can deal with it. >> it. >> i think the effects will be significance, and people w
overnight in the east bay. it rattled nerves of some, others may have slept through it. the u-s-g-s reports a three point oh magnitude earthquake happened just before 2 o clock. the quake was about 3 miles east-northeastf front. there are no reports of damage or injuries. let's take a quick look outside this morning. san francisco nice day on tap. lots of sunshine expected. and a little warmer today than yesterday. meteorologist brian van aiken will have more on your bay area forecast coming up at 8-15. >> in florida today, the nascar race at daytona international speedway will go on as scheduled. this despite a crash saturday that injured dozens of people. the accident happened during the final lap of the nationwide series race. a protective fence kept the car on the tracks but debris was sent flying into the stands. more than 33 people were injured. track workers were scrambling all night to make repairs to a large section of the fence. daytona speedway's president spoke today about whether they felt prepared for yesterday's crash. "for yesterday's event." chitwood went on to say that the
, as do so many others who serve. the state government in massachusetts. nearly 30 years as a u.s. senator. the only committee that he served on from the day he became a senator, until its last day in the center of the foreign relations committee.-- until his last day in tas s as senator ine foreign relations committee. he grew up with a father in the foreign service. it is a family calling. i will count it as a joy but as a bittersweet sadness that my service in the senate, i got to serve with him on the foreign relations committee for one week. [laughter] i am the junior senator on that committee. i sit far out on the wing on that committee.i was together with this chair for one week. it was the first committee vote i cast was to confirm him as the new secretary. senator, you are coming to a place that believes deeply in the values that you share, as robert mentioned. president jefferson strongly believed in the connection of this wonderful exemplary nations to a world community. we have been a global leader. i always like to think about the global leadership that tries to balance milita
're using a lot of data from the u.s. government, cdc, another company called practice fusion and electronic medical record vendor. and again, what we try to do is make health fun and make the experience of health about exploring this great city that we're in and then showing the long-term health benefits of doing so. right now we're looking for beta users in the city and we'll launch in about a month or two. thank you very much. we're really happy to be here. (applause) >> cool, we're going to do a short panel talking about the state of open data and sort of what specifically some of these companies are doing which you've gotten a brief peek on. again, you're probably familiar with, already know who a lot of these people are. really quick go down and have everyone introduce them self. >> hello,ishv. my name is ian kalen, hottved by the department of energy and i support thuous us chief technology officer todd park who is not the cto, but assistant to the president. >> and i'm peter hirschberg, run publicly a dozen hack-a-thon, [speaker not understood], build apps and explore what's possible
, co-chair of the u.s. lincoln bicentennial commission, me ad rest in peace, has co-authored 44 book0s 'lincoln and is a specialist on lincoln and the go-to guy for the media for anything lincoln and has a nice artifact collection in fact. he won the lincoln prize. has also won the freeman award here at the chicago roundtable, three achievement awards from the group of new york. and also the james robertson young readers award from the roundtable of new york, and that really goes right to the book he has done today. which is his latest book, how abraham lincoln ended slavery in america, a come papillon book for young readers to the steven spielberg film lincoln. it's a new market praise for it books, 224 pages, illustrated, and it's 16.99 and we can get you this signed as well in first edition. well, thank you both for joining us here at the shop. and i have a ton of questions and i hope some will come in as well. first one is one you may have heard before but first time here and that is that we now know that john favreau, obama's speech writer, has decided to become a screen writer. s
, chief u.s. economist for ubs investment research. great to have you here. talking about terrible thing, apocalypse, armageddon is the president of these united states. he's mistaken? >> all you have to do is add the numbers. they say this sequester is $85 billion. that is based on budget authority. what they actually spend less behind budget authority so when commiists figured this, they take half of the 85 billion divided by the gdp and three tenths or four tenths of 1%. it's not that big right now. lou: one of the thing, and i don't want to engage you on the conversation with the president's veer rasety, but the fact of the matter, as we noted on the broadcast, the president talking about first responders, policemen, firemen, emts losing their jobs because of sequester. we don't know what he was thinking when he said that, but i wanto know what's going to happen with the economy, and i think everyone watching this wants to know where we are. in contraction in the fourth quarter with the gdp, and numbers suggest life and bigger to this economy, which is it? >> i think it's the latter.
be prepared in the sense to really know what it's going to be like. you know, her husband had been a u.s. senator for a few years. but she and the girls had stayed in chicago where her whole family and support were. and the bush people were incredibly helpful and generous in -- and in particular about what the office was like and structure of all that. and the bushes were as well personally when the obamas visited. but i have to say there is no substitute for being there. so mrs. obama and the family were, you know, first at the adams hotel and then at the blair house and then came to the white house for coffee, as is the tradition, inauguration morning, and everyone went off to the inauguration and then what the white house resident staff does is just unbelievable where they all in that time when this inauguration is going on, they move, in this case the bushes out and the obamas in so they get back from the festivities of the parade, etc., and they walk in and now live in this new home. it's really quite startling. i don't think there's any amount of preparation that really can help on
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